The European Commission has announced a package of support identifying a number of concrete measures to assist economically and financially Ukraine.
Cesar Perez is Chief Investment Strategist for J.P. Morgan Private Bank EMEA.
EU Commission President José Manuel Barroso, Belgian Minister of Foreign Affairs Didier Reynders and the Walloon Minister for the Economy, Jean-Claude Marcourt have discussed Europe with 600 citizens in the Théatre de Liège.
The European Commission has approved a plan to orderly wind down the Austrian bank Hypo Group Alpe Adria (HGAA).
European Investment Fund and Credito Valtellinese have signed a €100m agreement to support innovative business in Italy.
State Street Global Advisor’s Susanne van Dooting sees unintended consequences in use of ‘enhanced cooperation’ to push through FTT
Susanne van Dootingh, managing director and head of European Regulatory Strategy at State Street Global Advisors (SSgA), has said that the use of the 'enhanced cooperation' procedure by the EC to introduce the Financial Transaction Tax could have unintended...
The head of the European Commission’s (EC) asset management unit has hinted the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) might provide an alternative framework for selling indexes that aim to replicate a hedge fund strategy, in a move that...
The European Commission has acknowledged concerns about the impact of its proposed financial transaction tax (FTT) on cleared over-the-counter derivatives trades, after a leaked discussion document revealed member state fears that the tax regime could...
Gibraltar based Helvetic Fund Administration has criticised the EU's approach to hedge funds, stating that the European Commission has picked the wrong time to focus on introducing liquidity buffers and leverage caps.
The US approach to the cross-border application of over-the-counter derivatives rules is "not sustainable" according to a letter sent to US Treasury secretary Jack Lew yesterday by eight finance ministers and the European Commission.
Solvency II should not be side-tracked by politicians' efforts to encourage insurers to invest in infrastructure projects and other long-term assets, warns Karel Van Hulle, the former head of insurance at the European Commission.
Ruth Lea, economic adviser to the Arbuthnot Banking Group, sees Cyprus continuing to play the role of a thorn in the Eurogroup's side, amid ongoing concerns over the pace of eurozone economic recovery.
The encroachment of the proposed European Financial Transaction Tax has sparked significant and growing concern among asset managers based in the 11 EU member states set to be hit by the measure in 2014.
Operational risk part and parcel of OTC regulatory response, say Fiserv’s Simon Garwood and Andy Mellor
Simon Garwood, Investment Services at Fiserv and Andy Mellor, Risk and Compliance, say that those considering a response to OTC regulations must also address operational risk issues.
The European Parliament's decision to cap bankers' bonuses so they can be no larger than base pay has today been widely criticised by experts in the industry.
Esma shrugs off fears that Prospectus Directive amendments will bring higher costs but little benefit
Issuers say investors will not benefit from amendments to the EC's Prospectus Directive, but Esma maintains the new requirements serve a purpose
Marc Saluzzi, chairman of the Association of the Luxembourg Fund Industry (Alfi), says the organisation is to focus much of its attention in coming weeks on ensuring the industry gains full understanding of the implications of the implementing Level 2...